Book Reviews

Throne Of Glass (Series Review)

  Author: Sarah J. Maas My Rating: All. The. Stars. This is a series review for all of the Throne of Glass books, and I need to start by saying I just learned the last book in the series will not be out until May 2018. I'm dying. Before I begin, please note, I have spent… Continue reading Throne Of Glass (Series Review)

My First Novel Journey

The Art of Subplots

Remember that last post where I mentioned my goal of outlining my whole book by the end of April? Yeah...that was before I began working on my subplots. I mean, I've had ideas for subplots. You know, characters with back stories, problems, etc. However, I never developed them like I probably should have until now.… Continue reading The Art of Subplots

My First Novel Journey

WIP Update

(FYI: For those who don't know, "WIP" stands for "work in progress." Not sure if this is a universal acronym yet, or just a popular hashtag on Twitter.) This week was slow to say the least. Honestly, I was feeling really uninspired. Usually I don't let that stop me from writing, but outlining tends to be… Continue reading WIP Update

My First Novel Journey

The Pressure of Avoiding Cliches

I get it. Really, I do. Cliches are, well...cliche. A pretty, strong heroine confused in a love triangle, a suppressing government, the evil president of said government who has no motives other than an intense hunger for power, the sexy first love who has a deep, dark mysterious background; there are tons of cliches we writers… Continue reading The Pressure of Avoiding Cliches

My First Novel Journey

Writing is Hard

I've written probably over 8,000 words in a form of an outline/brainstorm extravaganza. I've altered and expanded the idea on several ocassions, and I still have not had the pleasure of beginning page one of my book. It's been about a month. For those of you who think writers stay home all day and leisurely… Continue reading Writing is Hard